Myanmar’s rice, maize exports show upward trajectory

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Cargo containers are seen at Yangon Port.

Myanmar’s rice and maize exports to international markets through maritime trade are steadily growing, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
The Ministry of Commerce has been joining hands with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry as a public-private partnership to bolster exports and stimulate economic growth.
Myanmar shipped 5,400 tonnes of maize through Asia World Port Terminal (AWPT-2) and 2,700 tonnes of maize through Min Htet Min Port (MHM) to international trading partners on 17 June.
Myanmar is scheduled to export 58,800 tonnes of rice through Sule Wharf, 33,000 tonnes of maize and 12,500 tonnes of rice through Ahlon International Port Terminal (AIPT), 10,000 tonnes of rice and 25,000 tonnes of maize through the Myanmar Terminal-TMT, 12,500 tonnes of rice through Yangon International Gateway Terminal (YIGTL), 25,000 tonnes of maize through Myanmar Integrated port Limited terminal (MIPL), 2,700 tonnes of maize through MHM, 10,800 tonnes of Myanmar International Terminal Thilawa, 10,000 tonnes of rice and 27,500 tonnes of maize through Myanmar Industrial Port-MIP), 52,500 tonnes of maize through Thilawa Multipurpose International Terminal-TMIT), 21,000 tonnes of maize through Wilmar (Wilmar International Port Terminal) and 2,700 tonnes of maize through Mottama and 2,700 tonnes of maize through Shweme Port on 18 June.
The Ministry of Commerce has been cooperating with departments and institutions concerned to achieve export targets and beyond depending on the supply volume of rice, broken rice, pulses, corn, rubber and fisheries from the respective companies.
Ministry of Commerce is working together with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Myanmar Rice Federation, Myanmar Rice Federation, Myanmar Pulses, Beans, Maize and Sesame Seeds Merchants Association, Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association, Myanmar Industries Association, Myanmar Rubber Planters and Producers Association, Myanmar Fisheries Products Processors and Exporters Association to meet export targets and facilitate exports. — NN/EM

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